March Firearms & Militaria Auction
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Echoes of Glory International Military Auction House
Lot # 0 (Sale Order: 1 of 332)
Welcome to Echoes of Glory's March Firearms & Militaria Auction with a total of 330 lots of military, sporting and antique firearms from before the Civil War to the present. Military collectibles of all countries and eras. Lots of firearms, Ammunition, magazines, nautical, edged weapons and much more! See the second installment of the estate of well-known German militaria collector/dealer Fran Coombs. See a group of rare Belgian Fabrique National Assault Rifles on starting at lot 207. Remember the auction is "as is/where is" with no returns allowed - please check out the multiple photos and description before bidding. Lots of good items, bid early, bid often, bid high and good luck!
Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 2 of 332)
A "Realtree Hardwood" camo break-open Traditions XLT Pursuit .50 Caliber In-Line Black-Powder Rifle set up with rifle sights and scope bases. It has a fluted and ported 28" barrel with a very good bore. Comes with some reloading supplies and manual.
Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 3 of 332)
A Remington 870 Wingmaster 16 Ga 2c 3/4" Pump-Action Shotgun is very good condition with a very good/excellent bore. It has a 28" barrel with a full choke.
Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 4 of 332)
This Winchester Model 1897 12 Ga 2 3/4" Pump-Action Shotgun has a 29" barrel with a full choke. There is no finish left on the metal, but the action is tight, the wood looks solid with a worn recoil pad and the bore is good. This would be a great restoration project.
Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 5 of 332)
This nice Yugoslavian Military issue M59/66 SKS 7.62X39mm Semi-Auto Rifle is in very good condition with with a very good bore. It is complete with bayonet and grenade launcher. Get these now before the President bans them!
Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 6 of 332)
This pre-1994 ban Chinese Norinco AKS-74 5.56x39mm folding-stock Semi-Auto Rifle is in very good condition with a very good bore. Complete with correct 30 round magazine. Not available for years, here's a chance to obtain this rare rifle before they are banned once again.
Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 7 of 332)
A suddenly scarce Romanian Military SAR/AKS-47 7.62x39mm Semi-Auto Rifle with synthetic side-folding stock. It is in near new condition with a very good bore and a correct 30 round high capacity. These rifle are increasing in value daily, here's an opportunity to get one before they are banned.
Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 8 of 332)
These rare seldom-seen pre-1994 assault rifle ban Heckler & Koch M91 7.62x51mm Semi-Auto Rifle is in very good condition, though it shows some scratches and dings. Bore looks near un-fired, it has the correct collapsible stock, flashider and a 20 round magazine. Already expensive BEFORE the current hysteria, dealers are asking up to $5,000 on these rare rifles now.
Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 9 of 332)
This new, looks unfired DPMS M4/A-15 .223/5.56mm Semi-Auto Carbine has a collapsible stock, detachable carrying handle/sights, bayonet lug, flashider and 30 round magazine. Get it now, as they are being banned right and left!
Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 10 of 332)
This Bushmaster XM-15-E2S 5.56/223 Semi-Auto Rifle has a CAA collapsible stock (with adjustable cheek-piece), 30 round EAG-30 magazine and Krinkov style flashider. It is in very good used condition. Get it now, as they are being banned right and left!
Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 11 of 332)
An Imperial Japanese Military WWII era Type 38 6.5x50mm Arisaka Bolt-Action Rifle in fair to good condition. This import probably came from China and it still has the Chrysanthemum. Bore is fair to good and numbers are all-matching.
Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 12 of 332)
An import Carl Gustav Swedish Military M1896 6.5x55 Mauser Bolt-Action Rifle in good condition with a very good bore. Rifle is matching, has a cleaning rod and the plastic ring for the threaded muzzle. Stock looks to be slightly sanded (might be a replacement, and the brass disk is stamped above the "1" designating a very good bore.
Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 13 of 332)
A desirable and iconic French Military M1886/93 Lebel 8x50r Bolt-Action Rifle that saw use in all French conflicts up thru WWII. This example is in very good condition with a very good bore. Unlike most Lebels, this rifle in matching except for the floorplate and is not an import marked rifle.
Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 14 of 332)
An original-finish imported but matching French Military MAS-36 7.5x54mm Bolt-Action Rifle in very good condition with a very good but dirty bore. Comes with the sling and rubber grenade launching butt-pad.
Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 15 of 332)
A Steyr production Greek Military M1903 Mannlicher-Schoenauer 6.5x53mm Bolt-Action Rifle in good condition with good but slightly pitted bore. It is a non-import marked 1907.
Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 16 of 332)
An Indonesian Model 1895 Mannlicher bolt-action carbine manufactured by Steyr in 1897 and altered for the .303 round in 1953 with an added muzzle-break. Good condition with 50% mottled metal finish and bold markings. Slightly grainy but strong bore, looks all-matching and no import-marks.
Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 17 of 332)
This Imperial Japanese WWII issue 6.5x50mm Arisaka Bolt-Action Training Rifle is in fair to good condition with a rough bore. Both wood and metal looks like it's coated with a coat of linseed oil. The bolt comes out of the rifle, as the bolt release spring has lost tension.
Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 18 of 332)
A Tokyo Arsenal Imperial Japanese WWII issue 6.5x50mm Arisaka Bolt-Action Rifle in fair to good condition with a rough bore. It is matching, a non-imports and still has the Chrysanthemum.
Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 19 of 332)
A desirable and iconic French Military M1886/93 Lebel 8x50r Bolt-Action Rifle that saw use in all French conflicts up thru WWII. This example is in very good condition with a good bore. Unlike most Lebels, this rifle in matching and is not an import marked rifle.
Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 20 of 332)
The Italian Military Vetterli-Vitali M1870/87 10.4 mm Bolt-Action Rifle is named after its Swiss designer, Friedrich Vetterli. The Vetterli rifle system was first adopted by the Swiss Army in 1868 and later by the Italian military, and was the most advanced military rifle of its time. It was the first repeating rifle widely adopted for military service and are seldom seen as most were upgraded to the Vetterli-Carcano system. This example is in very good+ condition with a very good bore, and a mis-matched stock with very clear cartouche.
Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 21 of 332)
This desirable non-import US Military Korean War Harrington & Richardson M1 Garand 30/06 Semi-Auto Rifle is in very good condition with a very good+ bore. Barrel has 1954 dated and HRA production. Trigger-Guard is Springfield.
Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 22 of 332)
This 1943 dated Inland production US Military M-1 .30 Carbine Semi-Auto Carbine is a 1990s era import from Korea. It is in very good condition with a very good bore. It has the post WWII updates for Korea, and some parts look like they are re-finished replacements.
Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 23 of 332)
This Quality Hardware production US Military WWII M-1 .30 Cal Semi-Auto Carbine has an IBM barrel, and is in good/very good condition with an excellent bore. It is a non-import with the post-war upgrades, serial number hang tag and a nice stock. 15 round magazine is functional, but has medium pitting.
Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 24 of 332)
An antique simple southern "G Goulcher" .58 Caliber Percussion "Pennsylvania" Rifle in good condition with brass furniture. 36" barrel, single trigger, original ram-rod and the rear sight base filled. Unusual to find these in a military caliber....
Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 25 of 332)
An unusual US Military Springfield M1873 45/70 Trapdoor "Short" Rifle, converted from a full-size rifle. Looks arsenal done with correct short cleaning rod, some small number of theses were modified as "Engineer" short rifles. Bore is excellent, action is tight and smooth, and the good wood stock shows a clear cartouche.